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Furthest Home Runs by Blue Jays

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 8:49 AM

Edwin Encarnacion hit a towering home run last night off of Boston Red Sox starter Jon Lester that reached the fifth deck of Rogers Centre and measured 427 feet. Here are the top five home runs in terms of true distance that a Blue Jays player has hit over the last five years:

1. 488 Feet: On September 1st, 2012, Edwin Encarnacion hit a home run that measured 488 feet off of Tampa Bay's J.P. Howell.

2. 468 Feet: On April 6, 2013, Colby Rasmus’ home run measured 468 feet. Red Sox pitcher Aceves Alfredo gave it up.

3. 467 Feet: On July 14, 2012 Edwin Encarnacion hit a bomb off of former Blue Jay Jeremy Accardo. Its true distance was 467 feet.

4. 460 Feet: On April 4, 2013, J.P. Arencibia hit a home run off of Indians starter Brett Myers that traveled 460 feet.

5. 459 Feet: On September 30 of last season, Brett Lawrie hit a bomb off of Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes. Its total distance was 459 feet.

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